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This item is on display at Melbourne Museum
Where is it from?
- A Maker London, United Kingdom
Boot - Half Wellington, Victorian Engineers, circa 1893 Reg. No: ST 043231 2
- Half Wellington Boot worn by a soldier in the Victoria Engineers, circa 1893.
- Left boot. Black leather upper and sole. Heel nailed on, with additional outstanding nails to create hobnail effect. Stiffened woven fabric above ankle with tan leather border. Maker's mark stamped onto leather lining of boot.
- Acquisition Information:
- Cultural Gifts Donation from Major Edward (Ted) Millett
|Themes this item is part of:||Victorian Colonial Military, 1854-1901, Engineering Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Inscriptions:||Stamped onto lining of boot, in gold: BY APPOINTMENT/ PEAL & CO/ 487 OXFORD ST/ LONDON W|
|Maker:||Peal & Co, London, England, Great Britain|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1893|